1Jul

We are delighted to welcome Dr Louise Mansell to Psychology in Action in 2019. Louise is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and founding member of Nurture Psychology Service, a not-for-profit social enterprise.   In a fascinating session we will discover the field of childhood psychology, delving into the role of attachment, [...]

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1Jul Novelist Louisa Young to speak at WW1 and its Aftermath

Novelist Louisa Young to speak at WW1 and its Aftermath

We are very excited to announce that multi-award-winning novelist Louisa Young will join us at WW1 and its Aftermath this autumn! Louisa Young is a novelist, short-story writer, biographer and journalist with eleven novels to her name. In this session, she will read from and discuss her highly acclaimed First [...]

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1Jul Bobby Seagull at Economics in Action

Bobby Seagull at Economics in Action

Bobby Seagull was a trader at Lehman Brothers when, at the heart of a global financial crisis, Lehman collapsed on 15 September 2008. Join Bobby at Economics in Action to unpick the key features of financial market failures and see why humanity seems to repeat market bubbles, speculation, crashes and [...]

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1Jul Inaugural Engineering in Action enrichment day – review

Inaugural Engineering in Action enrichment day – review

Last Monday the inaugural Engineering in Action enrichment day was held at the Emmanuel Centre in London. Hundreds of year twelve students from across the country came to hear from and ask questions of five brilliant engineers. First up was Anna Plozajski, a materials engineer working at the prestigious Institute [...]

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10Jun The Mathematics of crowds

The Mathematics of crowds

How many people can you fit into a football stadium or a music festival? How quickly are they all going to be able to get out? These are important questions for event organisers, and mathematicians can help to answer them. Join Dr Aoife Hunt at  GCSE Maths in Action in [...]

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10Jun Discover volcanic hazards at Geography in Action

Discover volcanic hazards at Geography in Action

Some 800 million people live within 100 km of an active volcano. This means they have to prepare for the wide variety of hazards and uncertainty volcanic eruptions or unrest creates. Join Dr Jenni Barclay from the University of East Anglia to explore those hazards and the different ways communities [...]

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10Jun

We are delighted to announce the return of Professor David Smith to Chemistry in Action in London this autumn. Join David to learn where chemistry meets medicine in a tale of intrigue, discovery and a very personal take on the value of scientific discovery. This is an unmissable session to inspire [...]

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10Jun

Our species is utterly unique. But we’re also very much like every other mammal on this planet. Neuroscientist and author of I, Mammal, Liam Drew will describe the evolution of the things that made mammals mammals and show how these traits help make us human. For more information and tickets: [...]

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10Jun Unseen poetry, writing skills, non-fiction texts and more at GCSE English in Action!

Unseen poetry, writing skills, non-fiction texts and more at GCSE English in Action!

Join us at GCSE English in Action this autumn in London and the Midlands for an information-packed programme covering unseen poetry, non-fiction texts, writing skills and more! Each day will feature four fascinating presentations including a reading by a leading poet to end the day on an unforgettable note. Tickets [...]

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13May (Civil) Engineering in Action

(Civil) Engineering in Action

Join Amy Wright, Senior Site Engineer at Farrans Construction, at our brand-new Engineering in Action enrichment day to discover how as roads, bridges, lighting and fresh water infrastructure are built by invisible superheroes and how civil engineers have saved more lives than doctors.   Engineering in Action: 24th June 2019, [...]

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